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Syriac Day III
5 January 2017
Presentations on research findings

International Symposium
24 November 2016
Memoranda to MacNeice - Presentation at International Symposium.

Professor David Bebbington
16 November 2016
Joint Institute/Manchester Wesley Research Centre Fellow to present research paper.

A holistic approach to manuscript studies
29 November 2016
Professor Frédéric Bauden to deliver Masterclass and Public Lecture in 2017.

Exciting opportunity
24 October 2016
Application to the John Rylands Research Institute Visiting Research Fellowships is now open

Institute announces exciting new Fellowship
24 October 2016
John Rylands Research Institute Visiting Early Career Research Fellowships

Call for Joint Visiting Fellowship Applications
5 October 2016
John Rylands Research Institute and Manchester Wesley Research Centre announce the latest call for a Joint Visiting Fellowship

Application to the Newberry/Rylands Joint Fellowship is now open.
29 September 2016
This exciting opportunity for Fellowship provides support for one month at each Institution.

2016/2017 Institute Research Forums
27 September 2016
Find out how the exceptional collections of the John Rylands Library are shaping research, in this monthly series of informal lunchtime talks.

Post-doctoral Fellowship Opportunity with the Manchester Wesley Research Centre
28 September 2016
Expressions of interest are invited for a post-doctoral fellowship with MWRC

Call for Papers - 'Archival Afterlives', The 2017 John Rylands Research Institute Conference
27 September 2016
27 to 29 June 2017 the conference will explore the wealth of the modern literary archives held at the University of Manchester Library with a focus on post-war poetry in English.

Contemporary British and Irish Poetry
8 August 2016
Dr Florence Impens presents research work

Contemporary British and Irish Poetry
8 August 2016
Dr Florence Impens presents research work

Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow
29 July 2016
Dr Nil Palabiyik, Research Associate, Special Collections wins further award success

Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow
29 July 2016
Dr Nil Palabiyik, Research Associate, Special Collections wins further award success

John Rylands Research Institute Conference 2016
8 June 2016
The Other Within - The Hebrew and Jewish Collections of the John Rylands Library 27 - 29 June 2016.

John Rylands Research Institute Conference 2016
8 June 2016
The Other Within - The Hebrew and Jewish Collections of the John Rylands Library 27 - 29 June 2016.

Contemporary Irish Poetry (2), Dublin, June 2016
28 June 2016
Dr Florence Impens guest lecturer in Irish Studies

Contemporary Irish Poetry (2), Dublin, June 2016
28 June 2016
Dr Florence Impens guest lecturer in Irish Studies

John Rylands Research Institute Conference 2017
10 June 2016
The John Rylands Research Institute Conference Tuesday 27 June to Thursday 29 June 2017.

John Rylands Research Institute Conference 2017
10 June 2016
The John Rylands Research Institute Conference Tuesday 27 June to Thursday 29 June 2017.

European Beat Studies Network Conference June 2016
5 May 2016
European Beat Studies Network, Live in Manchester at the Wonder Inn, Talks, Films, Musical Performances.

One day conference: Dissent and Philanthropy
23 May 2016
One day conference at The Dr Williams Library, London to mark the tercentenary of Dr Williams Trust.

Medieval and Early Modern Studies Bursary
27 April 2016
The John Rylands Research Institute MA in Medieval and Early Modern Studies.

Antique Christian Amulet
15 April 2016
Christian Prayer Amulet with a Tax Receipt on the Back.

Working with Archives workshop
7 March 2016
The John Rylands Research Institute co-funds an information-packed day with NWCDTP and the MMU.

JRRI welcomes new Visiting Professor
3 March 2016
The Institute is pleased to announce that Professor Phyllis Mack from Rutgers State University, USA, is to deliver a seminar and master classes in May 2016.

Working with Archives workshop
7 March 2016
The John Rylands Research Institute co-funds an information-packed day with NWCDTP and the MMU.

Working with Archives workshop
7 March 2016
The John Rylands Research Institute co-funds an information-packed day with NWCDTP and the MMU.

JRRI welcomes new Visiting Professor
3 March 2016
The Institute is pleased to announce that Professor Phyllis Mack from Rutgers State University, USA, is to deliver a seminar and master classes in May 2016.

JRRI welcomes new Visiting Professor
3 March 2016
The Institute is pleased to announce that Professor Phyllis Mack from Rutgers State University, USA, is to deliver a seminar and master classes in May 2016.

Working with Archives workshop
7 March 2016
The John Rylands Research Institute co-funds an information-packed day with NWCDTP and the MMU.

JRRI welcomes new Visiting Professor
3 March 2016
The Institute is pleased to announce that Professor Phyllis Mack from Rutgers State University, USA, is to deliver a seminar and master classes in May 2016.

Contemporary Irish Poetry
4 April 2016
Annual meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies, University of Notre Dame (USA) 2016.

Annual Lecture 2016
29 February 2016
The John Rylands Research Institute hosted its third Annual Lecture on Thursday, 11 February at The John Rylands Library.

Annual Lecture 2016
29 February 2016
The John Rylands Research Institute hosted its third Annual Lecture on Thursday, 11 February at The John Rylands Library.

Annual Lecture 2016
29 February 2016
The John Rylands Research Institute hosted its third Annual Lecture on Thursday, 11 February at The John Rylands Library.

Annual Lecture 2016
29 February 2016
The John Rylands Research Institute hosted its third Annual Lecture on Thursday, 11 February at The John Rylands Library.

Speaker confirmed for Annual Lecture 2016
20 December 2015
Professor Dame Marina Warner will deliver the John Rylands Research Institute Annual Lecture 2016.

Inside Manchester’s “Art Lab”
16 September 2015
Our approach for researching the University's Special Collections is revealed in a new paper.

Lost medical history pieced together
2 June 2015
The recovery of lost text originally part of an ancient manuscript on drugs has been featured in The New York Times.

Extended deadline
24 January 2017
'Archival Afterlives', the 2017 John Rylands Research Institute conference, 27 - 29 June 2017

Public Lecture by Professor Frederic Bauden, Chair of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Liège (Belgium).
10 January 2017
"Of Buying Many Books There is No End”: Towards a History of the John Rylands Library's Collection of Islamic Manuscripts.

Persian Collections opportunity funded by the Soudavar Memorial Foundation
21 December 2016
A new research/cataloguer opportunity is now available at the Institute.

Manchester Museum Conference
12 January 2017
Malacca to Manchester: Curating Islamic Collections Worldwide

The Institute welcomes Professor Alan Bowman as Visiting Professor
6 February 2017
Professor Alan Bowman Vice-President (Humanities) of the British Academy to be Institute Visiting Professor in March 2017

Annual Lecture 2017
8 February 2017
Professor Michael Wood to deliver the Institute's 2017 Annual Lecture

Visiting Professor Graham Mooney, Department of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, USA
3 September 2017
Public Lecture, Masterclass and Seminar - Waiting Room, Ambulance and Casualty

The Institute welcomes Professor Alan Bowman as Visiting Professor
6 February 2017
Professor Alan Bowman Vice-President (Humanities) of the British Academy to be Institute Visiting Professor in March 2017

Annual Lecture 2017
8 February 2017
Professor Michael Wood to deliver the Institute's 2017 Annual Lecture

Visiting Professor Graham Mooney, Department of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, USA
3 September 2017
Public Lecture, Masterclass and Seminar - Waiting Room, Ambulance and Casualty

The Institute welcomes Professor Alan Bowman as Visiting Professor
6 February 2017
Professor Alan Bowman Vice-President (Humanities) of the British Academy to be Institute Visiting Professor in March 2017

Annual Lecture 2017
8 February 2017
Professor Michael Wood to deliver the Institute's 2017 Annual Lecture

Visiting Professor Graham Mooney, Department of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, USA
3 September 2017
Public Lecture, Masterclass and Seminar - Waiting Room, Ambulance and Casualty